Prep: 10 minutes; Bake: 20 minutes.

Makes 8 cups crumbled


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1 slice bacon
2 cups white self-rising cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg
2 cups buttermilk


1. Preheat oven to 450°. Place bacon in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet, and place in hot oven 5 to 10 minutes or until fat is rendered.

2. Mix cornmeal and next 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Remove skillet from oven, reserve bacon strip for another use, and stir 1 tablespoon grease into cornmeal mixture. Pour batter into hot skillet, and bake 20 minutes or until slightly brown on top.

Created date

January 2008